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Lutter Name Meaning

Dutch and English: variant of Luter. German: habitational name from any of several places so called, for example near Hannover.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Luster, Putter, Mutter, Luter, Hutter, Cutter, Futter, Kutter

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Where is the Lutter family from?

You can see how Lutter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lutter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lutter families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Lutter families living in Indiana. This was about 75% of all the recorded Lutter's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Lutter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lutter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lutter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lutter. 19% of Lutter men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Lutter women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lutter were Carpenter and Setter.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Setter
    8%
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What Lutter family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lutter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lutter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lutter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Lutter. For the veterans among your Lutter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lutter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lutter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lutter in 1955 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

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